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What's Happening 10.19-10.21

October 18, 2018

Upcoming Bay Area Events October 19-21, 2018
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What's Happening
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San Francisco Fashion Week
Sat-Sun, Oct 20-28. Times Vary

Attend fashion shows, tours, expos, and parties during San Francisco Fashion Week at various venues.
International Archaeology Day at the Presidio
Sat, Oct 20. 10AM-2PM

Bring your family to the Presidio of San Francisco to learn about the layered history of this special place. There will be guided tours of the El Presidio archaeology site and the Presidio Archaeology Lab.
6th Annual Wharf Festival
Sat, Oct 20. 11AM-3PM

The Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit District is throwing the ultimate festival to celebrate San Francisco’s historic waterfront district and invite Bay Area locals to visit the district. This year’s festival will include a chowder cook-off competition, exhibitors, and fun family activities and entertainment.
Potrero Hill Festival
Sat, Oct 20. 11AM-4PM

Little festival with a big view. Potrero Hill, iconic neighborhood extraordinaire, is hosting the 29th annual festival – an exciting street fair on 20th Street. We’ll have music, food, crafts, rides and activities for young and old alike. We hope y’all join us!
2018 Aki Matsuri Fall Festival
Sat, Oct 20. 12PM-4:30PM

Come celebrate Aki Matsuri, fall festival marking the 50th Anniversary of Japan Center. Featuring top Japanese cultural groups in Japanese drumming, dance, martial arts, and more.
Events Coming Soon:
Bay Area Science Festival Fri-Sun, Oct 26-Nov 3. Times Vary
Scaregrove Fri, Oct 26. 3PM-9PM
Taste America: San Francisco Fri, Oct 26. 6PM
World Veg Festival Sat, Oct 27. 10AM-6PM
SuperNatural Sat, Oct 27. 6:30PM-9PM
2018 Fairfax Irish Music Festival
Fri-Sun, Oct 19-21. Times Vary

The small town of Fairfax will once again resemble a town in Ireland during the annual Fairfax Irish Festival Of Music & Dance with the Bay Area’s finest musicians and dancers. They will be performing jigs, reels, hornpipes, sweet voices and the sounds of dancing shoes will be heard all over the town.
Tolay Fall Festival
Sat-Sun, Oct 20-21. Times Vary

More than just a pumpkin patch, the Tolay Fall Festival is a seasonal celebration of the beauty and history of this special park.
Dia de Los Muertos Celebration
Sat, Oct 20. 10AM-3PM

SRJC Petaluma will host a Dia de Los Muertos event as part of a city-wide, cultural celebration by the City of Petaluma. This event will feature family-friendly activities such as traditional sugar skull decorating, an art show in Carol Mahoney Art Gallery, great bites, traditional dance performances and more.
Marin Music Festival
Sat, Oct 20. 10AM-6PM

Known for its musical revolution in the 1960’s and 1970’s, Marin County provides a gorgeous natural backdrop for this free day of local music showcasing Marin’s musical flair. Local live bands will be featured along with arts and crafts booths, food trucks, libations, kid’s activities, and a stunning waterfront view!
Great Gatsby Casino Night
Sat, Oct 20. 6PM

Warm up your Charleston, break out your Flapper dress and lace up your Oxford two tones for the Great Gatsby Casino Night fundraiser for Shop with a Cop! Enjoy the glitz and glamor of casino night with games, silent auction lots, hors-d'oeuvres by Culinary Institute of America and more… all for a terrific cause!
Events Coming Soon:
Addams Family, The Musical! Fri-Sun, Oct 26-Nov 4. Times Vary
Ingenuity Fri-Sat, Oct 26-27. Times Vary
Ron White Sat, Oct 27. Times Vary
North Bay Science Discovery Day Sat, Oct 27. 10AM-4PM
Howell Mountain Harvest Celebration Sat, Oct 27. 1PM-4PM
Disney on Ice Presents 100 Years of Magic
Fri-Sun, Oct 19-21. Times Vary

The celebration of the century comes alive in Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic. This monumental ice skating spectacular is coming to the Bay Area.
2018 Cowboy Hootenanny Folk Festival
Sat, Oct 20. 11AM-4PM

Come celebrate the cowboy and ranching heritage to some good old-fashioned foot-stompin', hand-clappin' bluegrass music in the grassy meadow at the Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness.
15th Annual Howl-o-ween Pet Parade & Costume Contest
Sat, Oct 20. 2PM-5PM

Pets, kids & adults are encouraged to come in costumes for this fundraiser benefit. This annual celebration includes some of the best-dressed costumes you’ll ever see.
2018 East Bay Mini Maker Faire
Sun, Oct 21. 10AM-5PM

The 9th Annual East Bay Mini Maker Faire is a celebration of the Do-It-Yourself spirit. Bring the whole family for a day of cool projects, workshops, beautiful crafts, great food, music, and more.
24th Annual Days of the Dead Community Celebration
Sun, Oct 21. 12PM-4:30PM

Join us as OMCA comes alive for the 24th annual community celebration honoring Days of the Dead traditions.
Events Coming Soon:
27th Annual Berkeley Video and Film Festival Fri-Sun, Oct 26-Nov 4. Times Vary
Pleasanton Harvest Festival Fri-Sun, Oct 26-28. Times Vary
Boo Bash Sat, Oct 27. 11AM-2PM
Animate Dance Festival Sat, Oct 27. 11AM-5PM
Boo! Bark, Brews+Bites Sat, Oct 27. 11AM-4PM
Fun Home
Sat-Sun, Oct 20-28. Times Vary

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2018/2019 season with the groundbreaking Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Fun Home, directed by Robert Kelley. Based on the blazingly honest memoir of MacArthur Genius Award winner Alison Bechdel, Fun Home peers into Alison’s dysfunctional, yet loving upbringing.
Puccini's La Boheme
Sat-Sun, Oct 20-21. Times Vary

Puccini's timeless story of love, loss and the struggle for survival among young artists. Set in San Francisco, the richest city in America, beset by homelessness and the exodus of the creative talent that made it so special.
2018 Wildlife Festival
Sat, Oct 20. 10AM-3PM

Over a dozen nature-oriented organizations will provide live animals demonstrations, educational presentations, an early morning bird walk, nest box/bird feeder construction, face painting, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, live entertainment, games, and more.
9th Annual Dia de Los Muertos Festival
Sat, Oct 20. 11AM-6PM

Come enjoy 9th Annual Dia De Los Muertos Festival filled with live music, food, local artists, over 100 vendors, and even Lucha Libre wrestling.
Palo Alto Philharmonic Premiere and Finale
Sat, Oct 20. 8PM-10PM

After twelve years of wonderful concerts Music Director Thomas Shoebotham will conduct his final concert with the Palo Alto Philharmonic.
Events Coming Soon:
Zoppe- An Italian Family Circus Fri-Sun, Oct 26-Nov 4. Times Vary
Noises Off Fri-Sun, Oct 26-28. Times Vary
Makers Market in the Square Sat, Oct 27. 12PM-5PM
Mariachi Flor de Toloache Sat, Oct 27. 8PM
Axel Schmitt: The Complete Piano Sonatas of Beethoven, Part 3 Sun, Oct 28. 2PM
Truckee Rotary's 40th Annual Cadillac Ball
Fri, Oct 19. 5PM-11PM

Held at the Olympic Village Lodge in Squaw Valley, this is Truckee's oldest formal event and fundraiser, benefiting local non-profits, educational programs, the senior community and much more.
Big Truck Day
Sat, Oct 20. 11AM-2PM

Truckloads of family fun hosted by Truckee Donner Recreation & Parks District and Town of Truckee. Explore the town's corp yard, check out the big trucks and CHP helicopter on display courtesy of local contractors and agencies, and see Smokey the Bear.
Second Annual Truckee Great Pumpkin Race
Sat, Oct 20. 12PM-5PM

A fundraiser for the Tahoe Expedition Academy. This family and community-wide event see festive Pumpkin Racers gun for trophies and the grand prize.
Grand Sierra Beer and Chile Festival
Sat-Sun, Oct 20-21. 1PM-5PM

Entry is free for the entire family. Benefits regional Make-A-Wish foundation. Savor beer tastings from over two dozen craft beer favorites and delicious chili samples as well as other menu specialties from local restaurants.
Pumpkin Palooza
Sun, Oct 21. 11AM-5PM

The popular event includes spooktacular activities such as building and racing a pumpkin in the pumpkin derby, family costume party, carnival style games, and pumpkin decorating. Also compete in pie-eating, marshmallow noggins, zombie walk, marshmallow shooting, and mummy wrapping contests.
Events Coming Soon:
Truckee Halloween Parade Fri, Oct 26. 6PM-9PM
Battle Born BeerFest and Chili Cook-Off Fri, Oct 26. 4PM-8PM
Nevada Day Parade Sat, Oct 27. 10AM-2PM
South Lake Tahoe Food and Wine Festival Grand Market Expo Sat, Oct 27. 1PM-3:30PM
Blizzard of Aahhh's 30th Anniversary Truckee Sat, Oct 27. 7:30PM-9PM
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